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Admissions – Financial Aid

We know that paying for college can be stressful. At SIUE, our Financial Aid office is ready to help you find options to finance your education and realize your dreams.

The Financial Aid Office will work with you to put together a combination of scholarships, grants, student loans, parent loans and student employment to help you fund your education. Last year alone, SIUE administered more than $143 million in student financial aid.
 

What SIUE Costs Might Look Like for You

Many factors will affect your financial aid package - savings, number of family members, number of students in college, and student earnings. Here are some examples of what financial aid might look like for you.*

Lower Income Family of Four,
one child in college
Adjusted Gross Income $12,779
Estimated Family Contribution $0
Federal Student Loans $5,500
Federal Work Study $3,000
Federal Grants $7,045
State Grants $3,990
SIUE Scholarship $3,000
Total Aid $22,535
2013-14 Cost of Attendance $23,069
Remaining Costs $0
 
Middle Income Family of Four,
one child in college
Adjusted Gross Income $56,319
Estimated Family Contribution $5,447
Federal Student Loans $5,500
Federal Work Study $0
Federal Grants $0
State Grants $0
SIUE Scholarship $3,000
Total Aid $7,500
2013-14 Cost of Attendance $23,069
Federal PLUS (Parent) Loan $14,569
Remaining Costs $0
     
Lower Income Family of Four,
one child in college
Adjusted Gross Income $12,779
Estimated Family Contribution $0
Federal Student Loans $5,500
Federal Work Study $3,000
Federal Grants $7,045
State Grants $3,990
SIUE Scholarship $3,000
Total Aid $22,535
2013-14 Cost of Attendance $23,069
Remaining Costs $0
 
Higher Income Family of Four,
one child in college
Adjusted Gross Income $125,242
Estimated Family Contribution $34,309
Federal Student Loans $5,500
Federal Work Study $0
Federal Grants $0
State Grants $0
SIUE Scholarship $3,000
Total Aid $8,500
2013-14 Cost of Attendance $23,069
Federal PLUS (Parent) Loan $14,569
Remaining Costs $0

* These examples show costs for the 2013-2014 academic year and are for reference only. You will have to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and receive your award notice to know exactly how much aid you will receive from SIUE. Applying for scholarships may further reduce your cost.

Learn more about SIUE tuition and fees.

Visit the SIUE Office of Financial Aid for more details about funding your education.